The Alere Afinion™ CRP test is an important point-of-care assay to help discriminate serious illness such as pneumonia from often self-limiting illness like acute bronchitis and other RTI.5
Alere Afinion™ CRP is a rapid in vitro diagnostic test for quantitative determination of C-reactive protein (CRP) in human blood; helping reduce diagnostic uncertainty and guiding antibiotic decision making during your patient’s visit. The fully automated Alere Afinion™ CRP test provides, with excellent precision and user friendliness, an answer in 4 minutes.
C-reactive protein (CRP) is one of the cytokine induced acute-phase proteins, the levels of which rise during a response to infectious and non-infectious inflammatory processes.8,9 In healthy persons the serum or plasma CRP levels are below 5 mg/L.9,10 As elevated CRP levels are always associated with pathological changes, the CRP assay provides information for the diagnosis, therapy and monitoring of inflammatory diseases.7,8,9,10
Product not available in US.